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50 Works for 50 Years: Collections Retrospective

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

In celebration of our 50th anniversary this collections retrospective will share acquisitions from each of the 50 years the South Dakota Art Museum has been in existence.

Free

The Cathy and Ken Vogele Collection

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

Stunning traditional American Indian artistry will be on display in this show of recent donations from Cathy and Ken Vogele.

Free

PAST – PRESENT: Recent Acquisitions in Abstraction

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

Recent acquisitions from current South Dakota State University faculty intermingle with past faculty. Works by former SDSU students intermingle with works from past solo exhibition artists.

Free

Into the Great Unknown: Illustrations by Paul Goble

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

This selection of illustrations by Paul Goble features multiple stories of people setting out on difficult journeys into the unknown, and the leap of faith required to do so.

Free

ALL DUNN: The Complete Harvey Dunn Collection

South Dakota Art Museum 1036 Medary Ave, Brookings

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the opening of the South Dakota Art Museum, its entire collection of artworks by South Dakota native, Harvey Dunn, is on display.* A legendary figure in South Dakota art history, Dunn was born in 1884 on a homestead near De Smet, SD. He attended South Dakota Agricultural College [...]

Free

Stained Glass Artist and Filmmaker Create Art Project for Hill City

Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery 277 Main St, Hill City

For the next three months, Hill City art gallery Warrior’s Work is inviting the public to view and take part in the making of a six-foot stained glass project that will reflect the history and essence of “The Heart of the Hills.” The public art installation, supported by the Black Hills Film Festival working in [...]

Ongoing

Virtual 2020 South Dakota Festival of Books

South Dakota Humanities Council

Interact with 60-plus authors, including local favorites and perennial bestsellers, at our Virtual 2020 Festival of Books. ACCESS EVENT HERE The 2020 Festival of Books will feature Zoom events with local and regional authors as well as nationally recognized writers such as Max Brooks, Angelica Shirley Carpenter, Robert Dugoni, Karl Marlantes, Sally Roesch Wagner, and [...]

Inquire Within

Spafford Hall President's Gallery

Born and raised in the Bismarck, North Dakota area, Carol Fielhaber's mixed media abstract paintings evoke feeling and draw on various sources of subject matter. A short poem or statement often accompanies each work, capturing Fielhaber's reflections and thoughts. Inquire Within is on display in the Spafford Hall President's Gallery on Northern State University's campus [...]

Free

Land Images: Sculptures and Drawings by Brian Leo

Eide/Dalrymple Gallery 2001 S Grange Avenue, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Date: October 15 - November 20, 2020 Times: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat., 1-4 p.m. Location: Eide/Dalrymple Gallery Ticket Info: Free The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery at Augustana University opens “Land Images: Sculptures and Drawings by Brian Leo,” which will be on view beginning on Thursday, October 15, through Friday, November 20. A virtual gallery [...]

Tronies: Studies in Character by Mark Paxton, oil paintings

Dahl Fine Arts Center 0

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: 09.10.20 For More Information: Denise Du Broy Rapid City Arts Council Dahl Arts Center 605.394.4101 x2 denise@thedahl.org WHAT: Tronies: Studies in Character by Mark Paxton, oil paintings EXHIBIT DATES:  10.23.20 – 01.30.21 ARTISTS’ RECEPTION: Friday, October 23rd | Artist Talk 6pm WHERE: Ruth Brennan Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing [...]

Sounds from Home – Dan Damon

Online pre-recorded performance

“Sounds from Home,” an online music series sponsored by Spearfish United Methodist Church, features South Dakota musicians who invite us into their worlds to share music and stories. This week’s “Sounds from Home” features Daniel Charles Damon, an internationally published writer of hymn texts and tunes whose work appears in many current hymnals. A native [...]

Free

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Join us!

In light of on-going developments with COVID-19 and after thoughtful discussions with the South Dakota Arts Council, we have decided to move our 2020 South Dakota Arts Conference to a fully online, virtual experience that will take place on Thursday, October 29 - Saturday, October 31. We believe this is the safest approach for the [...]

Selections from the Permanent Collection now on display!

Dahl Fine Arts Center 0

Media Advisory For Immediate Release: 10.20.20 For More Information: Denise Du Broy Rapid City Arts Council Dahl Arts Center 605.394.4101 x2 denise@thedahl.org WHAT: Selection from the Permanent Collection EXHIBIT DATES:  10.16.20 – 01.09.20 WHERE: Sen. Stan Adelstein & Lynda K. Clark Gallery, Dahl Arts Center WHY: Bringing ART + PEOPLE together   The Rapid City [...]

Basement Painters

Brookings Arts Council 0 SD

This active group meets every Thursday in the classroom of the Brookings Arts Council from 12:30-4pm. Just bring your art project (doesn't have to be a painting) and work with a group of creatives enjoying the collegial environment! We invite you to join this active group--come early, stay late, but come and create! There is [...]

Free

Free Drawing Lesson

Online event SD

Join artist Jessie Rasche every Thursday at 2pm central time for a live online drawing lesson in a fun, encouraging environment.

Free

Mysteries in the Museum

The Journey Museum & Learning Center 0

Mysteries in the Museum is a fun event that's not too spooky - appropriate for all ages! SCHEDULE: Oct. 28-30 from 4:30-8 p.m. and Oct. 31 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Modern Woodmen of America is matching proceeds, and your support makes a huge difference. If The Journey raises $1,500, Modern Woodmen will double [...]

$8 – $17

Coteau’s Table To Go!

At Coteau’s Table, explore flavorful food from the Museum’s on-site cafe. This special event features curbside service. Reserve a meal in advance.

GLASSWORK DEMONSTRATIONS

Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC 0

Caleb Crosby has been lampworking and working with soft glass, for nearly twenty years. Join Caleb on Thursday evenings as he demonstrates required skills to safely manipulate clear and colored glass with a torch. Ages 18 and up. Dates: Thursdays, September 10, 17, 24, October 29, November 19 Times: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Live Jazz with The Dr. J Trio!

R Wine Bar 0

Join us for our weekly live Jazz event at R Wine Bar + Kitchen featuring The Dr. J Trio! Daniel Heier (drums) Joel Shotwell (sax) Jeff Paul (piano) #rjazzclub #livejazz #everythursday #winefoodandjazz

South Dakota Writers Series with Lee Ann Roripaugh

Dakota State University 0

The South Dakota Writers Series continues with an online Zoom conversation with Lee Ann Roripaugh this October. Hosted by Dakota State University and the Madison Area Arts Council, the series is made possible with the support of the South Dakota Humanities Council. Lee Ann Roripaugh (born 1965) is an American poet and was the South [...]

Tom Frear at The Custer Beacon

The Custer Beacon 0

Tom Frear is a composer, acomplished drummer and guitar player and all around musical genius. You can find him shredding onstage with the Brandon Jones Band and listen to his new solo album "No. 1" on any streaming service! Free Entry | Music @ 7pm

Hadar Maoz In Concert

Join us this Thursday, October 29 at 7:30pm CT and travel through 2,500 years of Israel’s musical tradition with a concert from Hadar Maoz and her ensemble. This World Fest Online artist finds inspiration for her music everywhere, from ancient Persia to modern rock and roll. Since 2003, Arts Midwest World Fest has brought international [...]